Knee pain runners and chiropractic: Quicktip

In runners knee pain is one of the most common conditions I have run across after over ten years of treating patients. Repetitive injuries are common in all sports and foot and knee injuries are the most common found in runners. Chironexus has written a great article on the bio-mechanical injuries experienced by marathon runners and how chiropractic can help. I have been treating the serious athlete and the weekend warrior for over a decade in the Wilkes Barre Kingston area and many of the points mentioned in this article can be applied to a lesser degree to many of these patients. According to the article “Knee pain can be the result of a wide variety of underlying causes. One such cause of knee pain that is often overlooked as even a possibility is entrapment of the saphenous nerve. ”

Read the full story on this chiropractic patient at:http://www.chironexus.net/2013/07/marathon-runners-knee-healed-by-chiropractor/?client=

Information Provided By: Paul R. Mahle Jr DC

CHOOSING THE BEST MATTRESS FOR LOWER BACK PAIN: A Chiropractic View

Sleeping on the wrong mattress can cause or worsen lower back pain. Lack of support from a mattress reinforces poor sleeping posture, strains muscles and does not help keep the spine in alignment, all of which contribute to low back pain. Sleep comfort is also sacrificed if a mattress does not match one’s individual preferences. A mattress that provides both comfort and back support helps reduce low back pain, allowing the structures in the spine to really rest and rejuvenate during the night. In this newsletter we will share with you helpful tips on how to pick a mattress.

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PEH: Neck Pain – What Patients Need to Know


Each Year, millions of people experience neck pain due to injury or spine conditions. A detailed patient health history and a through description of the injury and /or pain are the first steps in designing a treatment plan to relive neck pain. There are several types of neck pain acute, and chronic and the common causes are soft tissue damage, cervical disc herniation, cervical degenerative disc disease, osteoarthritis, and cervical stenosis.

See full article on our blog: http://wp.me/p1OMfm-BR

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Stop joint and headache pain with cherries: Twenty common pain killers found in your home!

Cherries2Newest studies illustrate that at least one in four women are trying to cope with arthritis, gout or chronic headaches. If you’re one of these people, a daily bowl of cherries may soothe your pains, without the stomach upset many times caused by today’s painkillers, say scientists at East Lansing ’s Michigan State University . Their studies reveals that anthocyanins, the compounds that give cherries their incredible red color, are anti-inflammatories ten times better than ibuprofen and aspirin. “Anthocyanins help shut down the powerful enzymes that begin tissue inflammation, so they can prevent, as well as treat, many different kinds of pain,” explains Muraleedharan Nair, Ph.D., professor of food science at Michigan State University . Sugestions: Indulge In 20 cherries (fresh, frozen or dried) daily, then continue until your pain goes away.

 

Paul R. Mahler Jr.
Mahler Family Chiropractic Center, Forty Fort PA
Serving the greater Wilkes Barre and Kingston Area

Chiropractic treatment and deep tissue massage.

Deep tissue massage and chiropractic work well together it is not always one or the other.

We recently had a patient in the chiropractic clinic that trapped a nerve in their neck and needed a mix of treatments from the Chiropractor and deep tissue massage.  Through the first stages of the injury the patient shoulder and neck muscles had gone into spasm and proved to be too tender to receive a chiropractic manipulation. Deep tissue massage alternatively could be familiar with loosen from the muscle spasm allowing the region to wind down. The tenderness across the shoulder and neck decreased after receiving several massage treatments. The individual ended up being in a position to receive chiropractic manipulation to complete the treatment programme therefore regaining full range of motion without pain that helps and to prevent re-occurrences from the injury.

When asked which treatment methods are better deep tissue massage or manipulation with a chiropractor then the answer then is neither as both treatments put in place the procedure and repair off musculoskeletal health.

Mahler Chiropractic Comments

A lot of people believe most chiropractors just offer manipulation. We presume it is important to treat each complaint while using best researched answer to that specific case, in lieu of practising only that which you are comfy with or exactly what a particular clinic offers. It really is that is why we help GP, physiotherapists, sports masseurs and also cranio sacral therapists. We do this to ensure that each person gets the most appropriate maintain their complaint. As practitioners we’re constantly developing our skills, learning new techniques and researching alternative therapies.

Deep tissue massage is designed treat the soft tissues of the body including muscles and connective tissue (ligaments and tendons). Using such techniques as trigger pointing. Pressure is applied to increase blood flow to the injury to reduce pain and inflammation

Paul R. Mahler Jr. DC
Mahler Family Chiropractic Center
1144 wyoming Ave.
Kingston, PA. 18704
http://mahler-chiropractic.com
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We can treat car accidents including neck pain, back pain, rotator cuff, foot pain, carpal tunnel, and much more using these techniques.